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Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud.

Buchanan, William J; Fan, Lu; Ekonomou, Elias; Lo, Owen; Thuemmler, Christoph

Authors

Lu Fan

Elias Ekonomou

Christoph Thuemmler



Abstract

Case Study: Moving Towards an e-health Platform to Store NHS Patient Information in the Cloud The NHS pilot scheme to store patient information in the Cloud How can the health sector can gain greater value from its infrastructure by moving services into the cloud Harnessing maximum benefits out of cloud computing What will make cloud services compelling for every NHS organisation? Increasing operational efficiency and reducing costs in the health sector Providing NHS patients with complete control over their medical records and the power to decide who can access their data Overcoming the security and confidentiality problems

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Conference Name Cloud Computing in the Public Sector: The Way Forward
Start Date Feb 21, 2012
End Date Feb 21, 2012
Publication Date 2012
Deposit Date Apr 12, 2012
Publicly Available Date Dec 31, 2012
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords e-Health; security; patient information; National Health Service; cloud computing;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5115
Contract Date Apr 12, 2012

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